• prep: 10 min
  • cook: 35 min
  • total: 45 min
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  • Summary

    Pumpkin carrot cake is moist, dense and sweetly spiced~the perfect Fall dessert!

    Ingredients

    • CAKE:
    • 2 large eggs
    • 1 cup pumpkin puree (not a whole can)
    • 3/4 cup granulated sugar
    • 1/4 cup light brown sugar, packed
    • 1/2 cup canola or vegetable oil
    • 1 tablespoon pumpkin pie spice
    • 2 teaspoons vanilla extract
    • 1 teaspoon cinnamon
    • 1/4 teaspoon ground cloves
    • 1 cup grated carrots
    • 1 cup all-purpose flour
    • 1/2 cup chopped pecans (optional)
    • 1 teaspoon baking powder
    • 1/2 teaspoon baking soda
    • 1/2 teaspoon salt
    • CREAM CHEESE FROSTING:
    • 6 ounces cream cheese, softened (lite okay)
    • 1/4 cup (half of 1 stick) unsalted butter, softened
    • 1 1/2 cups confectioners' sugar, sifted
    • 1/2 teaspoon vanilla extract
    • 1/2 teaspoon salt, or to taste

    Instructions

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    Nutrition

    Nutritional Info
    • Servings Per Recipe: 1
    • Amount Per Serving
    • Calories: 4454 % Daily Value *
    • Total Fat: 260 g 400.52%
    • Saturated Fat: 84 g 418.8%
    • Trans Fat: 3 g %
    • Cholesterol: 446 mg 148.58%
    • Sodium: 2995 mg 124.79%
    • Calcium: 474 mg 47.37%
    • Potassium: 1435 mg 41%
    • Magnesium: 0 mg 0%
    • Iron: 10 mg 58.28%
    • Zinc: 0 mg 0%
    • Total Carbohydrate: 556 g %
    • Dietary Fiber: 15 g 58.12%
    • Sugar: 435 g
    • Protein: 34 g
    • Alcohol: 4 g
    • Omega 3 Fatty Acid: 1 g
    • Omega 6 Fatty Acid: 15 g
    • Vitamin A 634.22%
    • Vitamin C 31.27%
    • Vitamin D 2.48%
    • * Percent Daily Values are based on a 2,000 calorie diet. Your Daily Values may be higher or lower depending on your calorie needs.
    Diabetes Exchanges
    • Exchange - Fat51
    • Exchange - Fruit0
    • Exchange - NonFat Milk0
    • Exchange - Other Carbs28
    • Exchange - Starch7
    • Exchange - Vegetables2
    • Exchange - Lean Meat1
    • Exchange - Alcohol0
    MyPlate Info
    • MyPlate - Grain Total8 oz-eq
    • MyPlate - Vegetable Total2 c
    • MyPlate - Fruit0 c
    • MyPlate - Dairy0 c
    • MyPlate - Protein Total4 oz-eq

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